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Recovery XS

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Product Overview

Product Overview

What is Recovery XS?

Recovery XS is a unique combination of protein, carbohydrates, vitamin C, Creatine and electrolytes. There is a 4.5g of amino acids and 3g of Creapure® per serving.

Recovery XS Benefits

• Recovery XS provides over 24g of protein per serving from Whey Protein Isolate which will contribute to the growth and maintenance of lean mass.

• The added Vitamin C will contribute to normal functioning of the nervous system, normal psychological function, to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, and to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

• Recovery XS provides 3g of Creatine per serving which increases physical performance in successive bursts of short-term, high intensity exercise.

Who is Recovery XS Suitable for?

Recovery XS is ideal for anyone looking to increase daily protein intake and is taking part in intense physical activity. Recovery XS is recommended for those looking to optimise recovery. It is advised to consume Recovery XS immediately post workout for best results.

We are changing the name of this product to "Post Workout XS". Please note that the ingredients and nutritionals are the same and only the name of the product has changed.

Key Benefits

  • Over 24g of protein per serving
  • 3g of Creatine per serving
  • Added Vitamin C and Electrolyte blend

Suggested Use

Add 400-500ml of water or milk into our shaker (the less liquid the thicker the shake will be). Then add 90g, shake and consume. Use directly after exercise.

Note: We advise that all servings are measured using an accurate set of scales. While we make every attempt to provide an accurate equivalent measure using our Myprotein scoops, these are only approximate and are not a substitute for using a standardised measuring device.

Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose. This product is a food supplement and therefore should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store in a cool dry place, out of the reach of young children.

Ingredients

For allergens, see ingredients listed in bold. Made in a facility that also handles Egg, Gluten and products thereof.

Choc Mint Flavour: Waxy Maize Starch, Whey Protein Isolate (Milk) (29%), L-Leucine, L-Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate (Creapure®), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Electrolyte Blend (Sodium Chloride, Potassium Sulphate, Di Calcium Phosphate and Magnesium Oxide), Cocoa Powder, Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin)

Choc Smooth Flavour: Waxy Maize Starch, Whey Protein Isolate (Milk) (29%), L-Leucine, L-Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate (Creapure®), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Electrolyte Blend (Sodium Chloride, Potassium Sulphate, Di Calcium Phosphate and Magnesium Oxide), Cocoa Powder, Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin)

Strawberry Cream Flavour: Waxy Maize Starch, Whey Protein Isolate (Milk) (29%), L-Leucine, L-Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate (Creapure®), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Electrolyte Blend (Sodium Chloride, Potassium Sulphate, Di Calcium Phosphate and Magnesium Oxide), Flavouring, Colour (Beetroot Red), Sweetener (Sucralose), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin)

Nutritional Information

Serving Size - 2 1/2 Scoops (90g)

Servings Per Container - 20 (1.8kg), 55 (5kg)

Nutritional Information

  Per 100g Per Serving *RI
Energy 1455 kJ/348 kcal 1310 kJ/313 kcal 16%
Fat 0.1 g 0.1 g 0%
  of which saturates 0.1 g 0.1 g 1%
Carbohydrates 49 g 44 g 17%
  of which sugars 0.7 g 0.6 g 1%
Protein 27 g 24 g 48%
Salt 0.5 g 0.45 g 8%
Vitamin C   550 mg 688%
Chloride   144 mg 18%
      Per Serving
L-Leucine     5.5 g
L-Glutamine     4.5 g
Creatine Monohydrate (Creapure®)     3 g

 

* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)

The nutritional information is based on the Choc Mint Flavour version, when choosing an alternative flavour the nutritional values may vary by up to 10%

Customer Reviews

Summary

4.32

4.315

(276 reviews)

  • 5    144
  • 4    96
  • 3    23
  • 2    5
  • 1    8

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1

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4

Taste:

1

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1

Recover XS

Worse tasting protein drink I've ever had, Chocolate. Very powderery and has a bad chemical aftertaste to it. Used more and less water than advised but tastes the same. I usually use a product for 12-16 week for best results but I won't be able to finish this bag off -2 weeks in wont be buying this product again. Miles better tasting post recover supps such as CNP PRO RECOVER, will be reverting back to that.

Goes Well With:

Nothing

1 April 2015 by

Overall:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Good supplement

The product certainly seems to have helped with stiffness after gym sessions. I use it as an alternative to breakfast on days when I commute to work early in the morning by bike

10 November 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Recovery XS

Excellent post work out recovery formula that gives impressive gains. I'm training for triathlon but still putting on muscle doing plyometric and body weight workouts, not pushing heavy weights. Tastes great (chocolate smooth), mixes well and is excellent value given the complex content. Definitely helps me train harder. Highly recommended.

13 June 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

2

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

2

Review of Recovary XS

This is my first time trying any kind of shake to help out with my fitness and cricket, badminton and football when I start my fitness in September I will see truly how effective this product is and how much it does for me at the moment I use for cricket and badminton. It does taste a little bit chalky but you get use to this within 2 weeks also good to use when making smoothies and using fruit and milk. So far I can see some difference when using this product but will hopefully see more and better results when I start doing more physical activity. When making smoothies add about 1 scope with a fruits and milk this will help aid recovery between the days you don’t do sports. also one con is that the packaging it comes in is very plain with no info about the product just how to take it. I would of liked some information on the product just like the website has.

Goes Well With:

Milk

11 June 2014 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

2

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

3

Not impressed - too sweet

Was looking for something that would help me recover from my long runs. I chose this as it stated it had lots of products contained within the drink that would help muscles recover quickly. Tried the drink with water as suggested, but was unable to stomach it. Left me feeling very sick due to the over sweet taste from the sweeteners. It also left a powdery consistency even when shaken. I'm just about able to stomach it with milk (taste improved), although not something I would by again. Also quite filling if consumed before a meal.

Goes Well With:

Milk

28 April 2014 by

Overall:

1

Mixability:

2

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

4

NOT HAPPY

This was my first time of trying this product as I needed a good recovery shake but I must say I have been totally disappointed with this! It tastes like chalk and feels like powder. I have bought a few of the Impact Whey Protein from this site which I have been highly impressed with and even recommended to friends but for this product I thought it would be the same so decided to get the 5kg but ended up with this product which has left me very sad!

23 October 2013 by

Overall:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

Training

I use it after a hard track session or after I've been doing my core work. Normally have it along with a meal after training. Been using it for the past month and I feel a real difference especially training everyday my body is less sore in the morning an after training.

25 May 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Effective for cycling

I use this after a long ride and the difference between using it and not is really noticeable. Mixes ok and although a little chalky (smooth choc) its not hideous, I even reordered as 5kg the second time

Goes Well With:

400ml water and wobbly legs

15 May 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Recovery xs

Good value for money ideal for my marathon training

5 May 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Good

Bit chalky and its sweet but not bad overall . Does mix well in the shaker .

22 April 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Great for post run recovery

Great for combatting those next day aches and pains, one serving directly following a 10k run has been enough to drastically reduce DOMS. Only negative point would be that with the Choc Mint flavour the mint has an overpowering chemically taste that can be quite hard to stomach straight after a hard session, loads of other flavours are available though.

Goes Well With:

Milk and a banana in the blender.

20 April 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

recovery

I found that the recovery shake helped after my bike ride to reduce aches and muscle pain.

Goes Well With:

1 scoop of powder with 400ml of water.

14 April 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

3

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

HELPS ME GET GOING THE NEXT DAY

This is the perfect stuff for a serious training regime. If you train most days then this helps to get you ready for the next day. My son has just completed the Devises to Westminster canoe marathon and we gave it to him and his partner every evening as soon as they got out of the water after paddling for 35 miles. Of course they were fatigued but they both agreed that the Recovery XS helped enourmously!

8 April 2015 by

Overall:

1

Mixability:

2

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

3

Awful!

I've been using MyProtein products for about 4 years now, mainly the Impact Whey, but have struggled putting on size so decided to go for the Recovery XS along with the Whey Protein. I got the Chocolate Mint flavour and I can honestly say it was awful. With other bad tasting protein powders you can generally still force it down, but this stuff is simply unbearable. Even the smell is pretty bad!

24 March 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Outstanding

This is the only recovery product that I use and it has allowed me to train hard 13 days out of 14 for Ironman races. It is way above any other product out there. I use 300ml of water with the strawberry powder and the next morning I can go hard again.

Goes Well With:

300ml of H2O

22 March 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

At Last

My house no longer smells like a protien bomb s exploded !! bought this for my son who s been using various protien shakes etc for the last year and the main thing we ve noticed with this product is he s stopped stinking the house out , so can only deduce it s much better on his digestive system, and it s farmore pleasant for everyone around him, as for effectiveness only being rated 4 this is purely because he s not been using it long enough to make a proper judgement

10 March 2015 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

2

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

nice, but found it grainy

As always with the myprotein suppliments it was supprisingly tastey, however I had alot of trouble trying to mix the powder into the milk/water. As I start to shake the mixer so much foam is produced it stops mixing properly. The foam takes a very long time to disapear and when I drink it I get a gritty sandy feel in my mouth. It does seem to improve my muscle ache the next day though.

Goes Well With:

milk

9 March 2015 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

4

Not too bad - Choc smooth needs work

Good filling shake after a workout. Having a few hours on the wattbike neds some decent calories after so its good for that. The taste of Chocolate Smooth isn't great - have with water to keep absorption quickest and the taste is a tad bland (although some will appreciate that as its not super-sweet) and it has a powdery feel to it. Not a great explanation but there's something not sweet about it. I also have it with Milk for breakfast and its pretty good. Thicker, slower absorbing and it tastes better too - more akin to Nesquik Chocolate Milkshake.

Goes Well With:

Milk rather than water for taste

2 March 2015 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

It works

Choco mint flavour is ok, it dissolves quickly and it definitely helps with recovery, I used to be really tired and since I take this I recover much faster.

Goes Well With:

I take it with water and it's fine, I haven't tried with milk.

19 February 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Fit for Purpose

Chocolate smooth tastes great and mixes really well just with the shaker bottle, it is great for beating post workout cravings for high calorie food.

Goes Well With:

A workout!

17 February 2015 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Awesome

Great taste, mixes great, helps you get back in the game. Couldn't fault it.

10 February 2015 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Recovery XS

I am a semi pro footballer and use this for after football matches and training to get my nutrients back in my body and to help stop stiffness. I tried mint choc before with both water and milk and found it too strong and hard to stomache. This time I went for smooth choc and found the flavour much better and and quite tastey. I've only tried mixing it with water but mixes fine, would defo recommend the smooth choc.

Goes Well With:

Water (haven't tried milk as of yet)

13 January 2015 by

Overall:

1

Mixability:

2

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

2

recovery xs

I don't what happen to this product, but I bought the small size it was a lot smoother and taste better. So I thought as I got on ok with this I would buy the next size up but it taste different and has white bits in it and has a horrible taste to it! not very happy as cost a lot more!! now considering shopping around for some recovery protein. What has happen to this product? what a shame!!

Goes Well With:

milk

6 January 2015 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Good stuff

I got this to help with my training and so far it seems to have gave me a quicker recovery time. It tastes ok and mixes ok.

8 December 2014 by

Overall:

4

Good powers of recovery.

I found this product helpful in my powers of recovery especially with the additional creatine. Would recommend to anyone.

26 November 2014 by

Overall:

4

Very Effective!

This is a great shake! I train 8 times a week, mixture of land and pool training for rugby and waterpolo at university. Straight after a tough session, get this stuff into the system. It definitely promotes recovery, allowing you to train hard every time. Great shake but does have a slightly powdery taste and the strawberry cream flavour takes some getting used to. It tastes better the more frequently you have it, and mixes much better with semi-skimmed milk than water. Great product, recommended!

24 November 2014 by

Overall:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Tiredness

Before taking recovery xs the day after training I was stiff and tired now these problems have now gon since I started taking this product great value and works for me

19 November 2014 by

Overall:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Good product.

This is the 1st ever protein shake I have ever tried. I felt after going the gym I was tired and ached the day after. I am eating as healthy as I can. I felt I wasn't putting enough into my body and taking to much out. I have hit abit of a wall where I wasn't seeing much change if any. I bought a pack of this (strawberries and cream) amazing taste. Mixes really well. Tastes nice with water or milk. The small bag has lasted me over a month. After a work out I have more energy, don't ache the day after and I feel I can push that little bit more. Great product. Just bought some hurricane xs so will be good to see if that makes any difference. Thanks my protein.

6 November 2014 by

Overall:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Excellent product

Having used many different recovery type products I have switched to this one. It is excellent value and provides all the required nutrients in one hit. Mixes well went for the chocolate which is nice just a little sweet. I would recommend this product.

5 November 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Feel wired not tired .

Excellent product , I work out five to six times a week and without this recovery drink I'm wasted , it takes the tiredness away and also the aches and pains . Great alongside protein .

1 October 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

good

Really good product very please great taste love the mint added to the shake. easy to buy quick and simple. would recommend anyday

29 September 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

4

Tried this product as I play a lot of football and I think the product is very good! It helps reduce DOMS after football and especially the day after. Muscle soreness is reduced massively, however I tried the mint chocolate and the mint is far too strong and I've found it hard to stomach. I've only tried it with water ATM but it does mix very well!

31 August 2014 by

Overall:

3

Recovery XS

Early days yet been using it for the last two weeks. Initial thought is that it seems to be a good product. The smooth chocolate has a good taste but is too sweet for my liking. Less sweetener please!

20 August 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

New to shakes? read me !

I tried shakes a couple of years ago and they were just awful, the texture, the mix and the taste put me off for a long long time. Recently I got back into fitness and really struggled with the recovery in my legs which meant I struggled to train day after day. a friend recommended this product to me and I ordered it as an impulse buy but it then sat in my kitchen for a good 2 months (yes really, the old shakes really put me off) before I finally took the plunge as I needed to get fit for my wedding. I have to say I was pleasently suprised, I had the chocolate one and it smells and tastes like chocolate. It doesnt taste as nice as a mcdonalds milkshake so dont expect it to be a tast revoloution but it is enjoyable and after a few days you get used to the taste and they go down very easily. My legs now recover in just a few hours meaning I am able to jump on my push bike everyday without any stiffness or aces. Take it form someone who has always been very sceptical shakes that this one works !

Goes Well With:

Water

15 August 2014 by

Overall:

3

recovery excess

Excellent value when bought in 5kg pack also save on post

14 August 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

It's great

After taking this after a hard workout it certainly reduces any fatigue or aches that follow workouts without it. Chocolate smooth is a great flavour and mixes well with a blend of water and semi skimmed milk in a MP shake

22 July 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

Fills a hole

This stuff tastes pretty good, and is easy to get down. Not sure about the effects as of yet. It certainly helps fill the stomach after a big ride/run, and stops me browsing the cupboard and eating everything in sight.

Goes Well With:

Milk

9 June 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

Stwaberry

Ok I'm training for the L2B bike race out here in brittany, and do running. bought some ZMA, Taurine and Omega3's. I bought the choc one years ago, didnt get on with the taste so tried strawberry this time round. Tried it with water first, overpowerfully artificial aftertaste, but it still worked noticable difference in recovery, actually felt supercharged the following day and to be honest as long a I have one of these badboys after a session I just want to get out there and smash next time! A Bannana, Real strawberries and milk transform this product from (for me) rather unpleasent to Agreeable and eager to neck one when I get back.

Goes Well With:

banna milk strawberries

21 April 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Very Sweet

Very convenient to have post workout and tastes good too. I got the strawberry cream which is great as it mixes well, buts its very sweet at first. All in all a very good product that I'll be buying again :)

Goes Well With:

Ice Cold Water

16 April 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

recover quicker

Always been sceptical about all these types of recovery drinks etc. but I have to say the times I take recovery xs I do not have any aches the next day so can train a bit harder during intense marathon training. especially as a Vet 50+. I need all the help I can get! Smooth choc my favourite.

Goes Well With:

whey protein powder

24 March 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Great Product - Chocolate smooth and Chocolate mint are the nicer flavours. Would definitely recomend.

17 March 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

This is the best choice if anyone is looking for a quick recovery to incorporate more training! Feel better day after heavy session and tastes nice when mixed with cold milk

17 March 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

Top stuff

Ive been using recovery xs for a few years now. I run between 30-40 miles a week and do weights circuits in the gym. I find Rec xs helps me go into the next training session feeling fresh. My times have come down considerably since ive been using it. Ive used the strawberry and the choc smooth and both taste and mix fine. I can highly recommend Recovery xs!!!

13 March 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

3

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

4

Good I guess

The product as a whole is good but it doesn't mix as well as others and seems to be abit bitty in consistency. The actual effects of the product is really good if you can get through the taste and the consistency

Goes Well With:

Milk

28 February 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

recovery xs

I've been using recovery for nearly a year now, mainly after 5aside/11aside football matches as a great way to replenish and recover after. I find it mixes well with milk but have never tried water. I have also added rolled oats and used after a gym session but found it best to mix beforehand as this give the oats time to absorb some liquid and be more palatable.

Goes Well With:

ZMA

24 February 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

My Protein Recovery XS

This was the first product I have purchased from My Protein I do a lot of activities so need to have great recovery. The product works well, mixes well. The only negative comment is the sweeteners in the drink very strong sweetener taste takes a little getting used too but then it's not an issue

14 February 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

Go for the chocolate version...

I've used the chocolate version of this for a while and found it to be very effective in helping recovery from cycling. Have just started on a pack of the strawberry version and while it works just as well it has a very chemical aftertaste. Great product but go for the chocolate version!!

30 January 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Great post-workout product...reduces recovery time, mixes well, tastes great! I use it with other MP products ..as a competitive fbb I recommend this and other MP products !

21 January 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Excellent!

This is the second time I've purchased recovery XS for my triathlon training because it tastes great, mixes well and gives outstanding results. For the 18 months prior to September 2013 I used MP impact whey and while this was great for gaining muscle I was always a little overweight. Within weeks of using recovery XS I was leaner than before without any muscle loss. It was part of my half marathon training in which I smashed my course PB by 35 minutes! I would highly recommend this to any endurance athlete. Yes it does cost more but it is definitely worth it.

Goes Well With:

MP high Pro choc n orange bars

13 January 2014 by

Overall:

4

Chalky taste but you can get rid of that by adding more water... By the way scooper you receive with this product only holds 30g of the powder (I always use my scales) so it's 3 headed scoops to get 90g not 2! Also, 400ml of water with 90g of powder on top almost fills my protein shaker to the point where it's impossible to mix so I get my 90g serving in 3 shakes (30g + 250ml water) each shake! Much easier and tastes nicer! Overall an ok tasting shake that definitely does the job it states! Great recovery from it! All good except the amount of power you need to use and the whole scoop mix up thing!

7 January 2014 by

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